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AKA’s Fiancé Nelli Tembe Dies At A Hotel In Cape Town

Fiancé of well known musician AKA has died tragically at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town.

According to witnesses, they heard shouting, followed by a “loud doof” sound, and said they had heard a man calling security and crying.

A source close to AKA said he was “inconsolable” upon hearing the news.

“Paramedics on scene have said a female had allegedly jumped from the 10th floor of that building. When paramedics arrived on scene, she had sustained polytraumatic injuries,” Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said.

“She was in a critical condition and they started a full life-support resuscitation. Unfortunately her injuries were too severe and she was declared deceased,” he added.

General manager or Pepperclub Hotel Efi Ella also confirmed that at about 7:30 am on Sunday morning, a young woman had fallen from one of the upper floors of the hotel.

Western Cape SA Police Service media liaison said:

“Cape Town Central police are investigating an inquest case after an incident at a hotel this morning at about 7.45am on the corners of Loop and Bloem streets, Cape Town CBD, where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased,” the police said in a statement.